The SPRINT research centre focuses on improving and restoring mobility in the elderly, which is becoming increasingly important in our ageing Western society. SPRINT also develops new prostheses. Movement scientist Esar van Hal studies the lateral balance of amputees while standing and walking. A new prosthetic device should help improve this balance.
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
Prof. Cisca Wijmenga will receive the 2022 Galjaard Award from the Dutch Society for Human Genetics (NVHG)
People often talk about a healthy intestinal flora, but until now it has not been clear what a 'healthy' gut microbiome actually means. Researchers at the University Medical Center Groningen have now been able to properly determine the composition...
Unfortunately, not everyone is able to return to sport after injuring an anterior cruciate ligament. A series of specific tests that measure important aspects such as muscle strength, stability, quality of movement, and psychological readiness may...
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